Japan reports 1st death from coronavirus

Thursday, 13 February 2020 - 18:50

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Japan's health ministry says a woman in her 80s living in Kanagawa Prefecture, near Tokyo, has died after contracting the new coronavirus.

It is the first confirmed case of infection in Japan that resulted in death.


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